PPBF: A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes

SockIsAPocketCoverAuthor: Liz Garton Scanlon
Illustrator: Robin Preiss Glasser
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2004
Ages: 4-8
Themes: stories in rhyme, pockets, poetry
Opening: A sock is a pocket for your toes, a vase is a pocket for a rose.Sock1Summary: (from my library catalog) A poetic celebration of non-traditional pockets and what they hold, pointing out that a sock is a pocket for your toes and a vase is a pocket for a rose.Sock2I like this book because: it’s so creative and inviting – inspires me to think up my own pocket rhymes. Definitely on my list for Christmas gifts!SockBackResources/activities: creat your own ‘pocket’ rhymes; consider other objects in lieu of pockets – like, a roof is an umbrella for my house.SockJacketilloFor existing PPBF selections including resources and activities, go to Susanna Hill’s blog: HERE